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The much-anticipated second production of Peabody faculty composer Michael Hersch's acclaimed monodrama On the Threshold of Winter will take place on Saturday, October 3, at 8:00 pm. It is his first operatic work and depicts a single character struggling through the intense emotional and physical turmoil of her final weeks with cancer.
Peabody faculty artist Ah Young Hong, soprano, "delivered a tour de force" (The New Criterion) in the work's world premiere and will reprise the role for the Baltimore performance. James Matthew Daniel directs the Peabody production, and Tito Muñoz will conduct the New York-based guest ensemble NUNC, whose artistic director Miranda Cuckson was a driving force in the first staging of the work.
TICKETS for the performance, in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall, are $25 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $10 for students with ID.
Tuesday, September 29, 8:00 pm Tomorrow, the Peabody Trio—faculty artists Violaine Melançon, violin, and Seth Knopp, piano, with Natasha Brofsky, cello—will perform in a Sylvia Adalman Chamber Series recital. The trio will perform Ludwig van Beethoven's Cello Sonata No. 5 in D major; Alfred Schnittke's Trio for violin, cello, and piano; Theo Loevendie's Ackermusik; and Beethoven's Piano Trio in C minor.
TICKETS for the performance, in Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall, are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $5 for students with ID. Ticket Info Thursday, October 1, 12:00 pm This week's free Thursday Noon recital in Leith Symington Griswold Hall will be presented by the Voice Department. Rebecca Wood, soprano, and Aejin Kim, piano, will perform 3 Browning Songs by Amy Beach. Emily Tate, soprano, and Lior Willinger, piano, will perform "Ah! non credea mirarti...Ah, non giunge" from La Sonnambula by Vincenzo Bellini. John Noh, tenor, and Ju Young Lee, piano, will perform Poema en forma de canciones by Joaquin Turina. Rebecca Roose, soprano, and Wan-Chi Su, piano, will perform "Goodnight Moon" by Eric Whitacre and "O luce di quest'anima" from Linda di Chamounix by Gaetano Donizetti. Natanya Washer, soprano, and Johanna Kvam, piano, will perform Pace non trovo by Franz Liszt.
Thursday, October 1, 5:30 pm Pianist Simone Dinnerstein will present a master class in Hilda and Douglas Goodwin Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Friday, October 2, 12:00 pm Jessica Korotkin, cello, performs in the Peabody on the Court Music Series at the Walters Art Museum. Held on the Renaissance Sculpture Court, this event is free and open to the public. Sunday, October 4, 2:00 pm Faculty artist Manuel Barrueco, guitar, will present a Young Guitar Virtuosos master class, with pre-selected students aged 15-17, in Cohen-Davison Family Theatre. Sponsored by the Baltimore Classical Guitar Society, the master class is free and registration is suggested.
CONSERVATORY STUDENT RECITALS
Conservatory student recitals are free and open to the public. For a list of recitals including student name, degree program, instrument/voice, date, time, and hall, visit peabody.jhu.edu/recitals.
Wednesday, October 7, 8:00 pm Peabody Concert Orchestra performs Beethoven, Haydn, and Holst Ticket Info Friday, October 9, 7:30 pm Peabody Jazz Ensemble Ticket Info Saturday, October 10, 7:30 pm Peabody Camerata featuring Lisa Perry, soprano
Wednesday, October 14, 7:30 pm Peabody Wind Ensemble performs Calhoun, Whitacre, Persichetti, and Newman Free, Free Fall Baltimore, Reserve tickets required Ticket Info
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